When White Coat Waste Project (WCW) first exposed how American taxpayer dollars were used to fund the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s (WIV) dangerous coronavirus experiments on animals, the world listened. And for good reason — Covid-19 has upended our world.
We’ve told you about some of the other horrible animal experiments happening at the Wuhan lab. But what if we told you that U.S. taxpayers had been subsidizing a lot more experimentation in the Wuhan labs, for a much longer time, than anyone has admitted?
We’re not talking about 2 or 3 projects — or even a dozen.
So how many is it?
Working alongside investigative journalist Sharri Markson we uncovered that over the past decade, the U.S. has funded over 60 projects at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
WCW and Markson found that the National Institutes of Health (NIH), United States Agency for International Development, Department of Defense, and Department of Energy all funneled YOUR tax dollars to the Wuhan Animal Lab.
The money flowed to Wuhan even after inspectors from the State Department said the lab had “a serious shortage of appropriately trained technicians and investigators,” and that unsafe practices at WIV, paired with their huge repository of coronavirus samples, “represented a risk of a new SARS-like pandemic.”
More details can be found in Markson’s new book, What Really Happened in Wuhan.
Thanks to the efforts of Senator Joni Ernst, the Senate has passed legislation to prohibit any future tax dollars from being used at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, but it still needs to pass the House. If it doesn’t, the “Wuhan Loophole” means that WIV will continue getting money for dangerous animal tests until 2024!
We need to close out funding for WIV as soon as possible.